HBaseCon 2012 | Leveraging HBase for the World’s Largest Curated Genomic Data Collection


Wednesday, May 30th, 2012


NextBio relies on HBase to store the world’s largest collection of continuously curated genomic knowledge. The HBase cluster is leveraged to store billions of correlations as well as processed genomic information. In this talk, we will describe how we use HBase, why we migrated from a large MySQL deployment to HBase, and the challenges along the way.

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